Top
10
Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Hypersexuality

Share
1

1
Most of my hypersexual episodes both start and end after sleeping. Does this sound like a symptom of any specific disorder/condition, other than bp?

Most of my hypersexual episodes both start and end after sleeping. Does this sound like a symptom of any specific disorder/condition, other than bp?

Testing needed: I'm not sure how you define hypersexual but if your activity is dangerous or causing social problems it may be in need of treatment. Hormones, sleep disorder, neurological issues, are possible. Please see your doc, a psychiatrist, or a sleep specialist for guidance. Peace and good health. ...Read more

Dr. Neigatha Graney
22 doctors shared insights

Increased Sexual Drive (Definition)

Increased sexual drive is a clinical finding in which a person, relative to their baseline or what is typical for others, is interested in having or is focused ...Read more


3

3
What exactly is hypersexuality?

What exactly is hypersexuality?

Increase: Is an increase in desire/drive or a preoccupation with sex. May exhibit as thoughts, sexual comments or sexual behavior. It is an increase from that person's norm. Thus, it is idiosyncratic. Can include someone engaging in sex with multiple people when they typically don't or it can be a heightened need for sex with the same person. ...Read more

4

4
Annyone have a hypersexual child?

Annyone have a hypersexual child?

Not child: When a child exhibits age-inappropriate sexual behavior, it is often due to either adult misinterpretation or sexual abuse. Professional consultation is recommended to clarify the situation and ensure the safety of the child. ...Read more

5

5
Am I hypersexual if I like it daily?

No: Is an increase in desire/drive or a preoccupation with sex. May exhibit as thoughts, sexual comments or sexual behavior. It is an increase from that person's norm. Thus, it is idiosyncratic. Can include someone engaging in sex with multiple people when they typically don't or it can be a heightened need for sex with the same person. ...Read more

6

6
What should I do about my hypersexuality because it?Seems to?Hurt a lot of people?

What should I do about my hypersexuality because it?Seems to?Hurt a lot of people?

Sexual addiction: There are resources for sexual addiction that are well researched. There are treatment programs across the country.Also there are excellent 12 step groups. ...Read more

7

7
Hypersexuality in a young woman is nymphomania?

Hypersexuality in a young woman is nymphomania?

Not just that: Nymphomania is a mental disorder marked by compulsive sexual behavior. Compulsions are unwanted actions or rituals that a person does repeatedly without getting pleasure from them, or being able to control them. In nymphomania (sometimes also known as don juanism in men), these compulsions are risky & promiscuous sexual behavior. There may be feelings of guilt and shame also. ...Read more

9

9
Is it common to experience hypersexuality in mood disorders?

Is it common to experience hypersexuality in mood disorders?

Mood do: Bipolar disorders in manic or hypomanic phases can present with hypersexuality. ...Read more

10

10
Help please! is asperger's syndrome and hypersexuality often comorbid?

Help please! is asperger's syndrome and hypersexuality often comorbid?

More awkward: A teenaged male aspie has little in the way of social skills, and is likely to approach somebody he find attractive in an awkward way -- even more so than the next male teen. If there's inappropriate acting-out, junior may be grateful to have someone help him understand what he should do instead before there's serious trouble. Drive's probably the same, but special management problems. Good luck. ...Read more